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Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 326
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Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
It's a '59 bugeye. In this case the steering...

It's a '59 bugeye.
In this case the steering rack was flipped for RHD, because the motor got in the way on the other side.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,741
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/buge...

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b126/SVOlvo/bugeye/DVC00479.jpg

Not the greatest pic, but we used a tight belt with no tensioner. Drove for years with no problem. Broke many other things,
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 868
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was...

I don't think L1 was a thing yet when I was taking those, but I bet I passed the a series before you were old enough to drive. and some of the medium heavy ones too.

Nobody ever once asked me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.

A dead plug wire will do that like a champ.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
If the setup I had was anywhere close to right,...

If the setup I had was anywhere close to right, you need about a 2" spacer.

some 4-6" steel pipe with flanges welded on will work fine on the cheap, but threads or lock ring adjusters might...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than...

IRS and non IRS are not compatible, other than that, you can save a few bucks by getting the sway bracket of a sedan, and maybe the whole bar while you are there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back... ...

I got some OEM parts from Ford awhile back...
1/3 the thickness of the original (that broke from being too thin) CHECK
Made in China sticker CHECK
Full dealer price CHECK
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
RTV It also come in a tube yo.

RTV
It also come in a tube yo.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-13-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 868
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The trained human mind still has the edge over...

The trained human mind still has the edge over the most advanced scan machine with a lesser brain.
The OEM setups are getting close, but they have some pretty sorry 'techs' to make up for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid...

Driving with a loose steering wheel is a stupid way to fix a mounting issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand...

Beats my oreiley where they stock no name brand brake anything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless...

I drain some into a jug, then pour it back unless i'm changing it all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come...

My experience is about 1/3 of the cars that come to me for smog fail pass just fine if they are warmed up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it...

I put the air horn in my truck on a toggle, it communicates my feelings better that way.

But on topic, none of the electric ones I've messed with have cared about polarity or switching side at all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Inflate a ball. Use a portapower. paintless...

Inflate a ball.
Use a portapower.
paintless ding tool.
Forum: performance & suspension 06-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they...

Rated for less torque than a later T5, but they do come with Chrysler bell housings too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been...

Rule of thumb, if a thermostat has been overheated, it should be replaced.
Sadly, they have the worst NIB fail rate of any part I know of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Feeler gauge, piston side clearance? You also...

Feeler gauge, piston side clearance?
You also might be able to see the top ring gap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Drivers door switch that hangs on the lock rod ...

Drivers door switch that hangs on the lock rod is a prime suspect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.agcoauto.com/content/images/cooling/eng...

http://www.agcoauto.com/content/images/cooling/engine_thermostat_flow_open_closed.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 06-03-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,319
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
They are whatever you valve them to, he makes...

They are whatever you valve them to, he makes that junk for a living, well, when he's not being talked down to and ridiculed by strangers who can't read




I bet John V was already old when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Or there is the 20 minute solution...

Or there is the 20 minute solution (http://www.harborfreight.com/1195-lb-capacity-48-inch-x-96-inch-heavy-duty-foldable-utility-trailer-with-12-inch-wheels-90154.html).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My tank holds like 100$, but I don't like...

My tank holds like 100$, but I don't like getting that close to empty?
Bonus if starting near here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I'm driving my tow rig santa cruz to san jose a...

I'm driving my tow rig santa cruz to san jose a lot lately, could help if it won't make it under own power.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-26-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,058
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-25-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,058
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Because the factory (all of them) shroud their...

Because the factory (all of them) shroud their e-fans only to add weight and a solid feel to the vehicle and increase production costs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Then you'd need a different selective washer.

Then you'd need a different selective washer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2GyuPp7na80" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,177
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Not the case here, but reminds me of the time a...

Not the case here, but reminds me of the time a customer had me drive 400 miles to discover when her (now ex) boyfriend did the tuneup, he didn't get the setscrew holding the rotor to the ...
Forum: website & board 05-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 34,877
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
http://www.kxii.com/news/headlines/Marshall-County...

http://www.kxii.com/news/headlines/Marshall-County-man-faces-six-felony-charges-304026481.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Dont be a retard, a cat is worth the same amount...

Dont be a retard, a cat is worth the same amount in good or bad condition, and new pipe is only a few $ a foot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
rotate the selector switch to the 'tach'...

rotate the selector switch to the 'tach' position.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Why not just vice grip em out?

Why not just vice grip em out?
Forum: performance & suspension 05-16-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I don't see how grinding off a protrusion inside...

I don't see how grinding off a protrusion inside the tube is going to further weaken anything.
Drill extension using the hole cut out by a hole saw as a guide, your choice of abrasive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The Sunpro automotive DVOM I got in 1993 ...

The Sunpro automotive DVOM I got in 1993 figuring I'd need to replace it with a Fluke still works fine, reads tach, dwell, and duty cycle.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-14-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
The nivo springs are really soft, and the lower...

The nivo springs are really soft, and the lower shock mount has a funny angle cut
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I go till they strip a little, and add a quarter...

I go till they strip a little, and add a quarter turn, **** that $3 noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
What pick n pull calls a bracket which is more...

What pick n pull calls a bracket which is more expensive than a small bracket, but not quite as pricey as a large one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Looks like a medium bracket to me.

Looks like a medium bracket to me.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-08-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I was pretty surprised how much backpressure I...

I was pretty surprised how much backpressure I still had when i switched my truck from stock 3" to 4".
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 36,741
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Can you make me one of those cool cardboard race...

Can you make me one of those cool cardboard race mufflers?

I ****ed with my HF bandsaw a bunch, and it never did cut worth a damn.
Been doing some work with one of their portabands, and here is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
I thonk both those lighs come on with they key...

I thonk both those lighs come on with they key on, engine not started....and you have a no-start.
Forum: performance & suspension 05-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
That is how they are supposed to work. If it...

That is how they are supposed to work. If it engages softly, or allows any slippage when locked, it is wore out or you have exceeded its power handling capacity. the clutches are there to...
Forum: performance & suspension 04-27-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
You will have to put the upstream sensor before...

You will have to put the upstream sensor before the cat,or it won't run right.
I use spark plug anti fowlers as a bung. you have to chop the bottom off, but they cost half as much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
My JB welder is out of consumables though.

My JB welder is out of consumables though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
fixed that for you.

fixed that for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Drill a few holes near the top of the housing,...

Drill a few holes near the top of the housing, and plug weld the shock body to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
Won't work unless everything is perfect,...

Won't work unless everything is perfect, especially with low cranking speed.
Before you took it apart, was the IP pulley 'upside down' or lined up as you describe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By 745 TurboGreasel
There is something about a lock bar and dial...

There is something about a lock bar and dial indicator too.

Cranking speed?
fuel primed?
Did it run before?
Were the pulleys lined up like that before you took it apart?
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